The Pays d'Ouche
is a wooded plateau southeast of Évreux
in the department of Eure
, one of two departments in the Haute-Normandie
region, extending into the neighboring Orne
department in the Basse-Normandie
region. The Risle
River and other tributaries of the Seine flow through this area. Its chalky soil is not agriculturally productive. The principal town of the area is Conches-en-Ouche
, population 5,352 (INSEE, 1999), on the River Rouloir
- Oliver, Jeanne, Normandy (1st edition), June 2001, p. 171. Lonely Planet Publications.
- L'Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques, (INSEE Census, 1999). Retrieved June 11, 2005.